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I'm not going anywhere I have learned from this I have a lot more to learn Virginia governor Ralph Northam in a portion of the CBS interview aired Sunday reaffirmed his determination to stay in office amid calls for him to resign over racist yearbook photo but he said he did consider stepping down I've had this is been a difficult week in again %HESITATION I'm I'm fine it's been mainly difficult for Virginia and this country so yes I have thought about resigning but but I've also thought about what Virginia needs right now and I I really think that I'm in a position where where I can take Virginia to the next level and it it will be very positive meanwhile North them as potential successor lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax is resisting even greater pressure to quit over sexual assault allegations he faces the prospect of impeachment proceedings at the hands of another Democrat after two women separately accused him of sexual crimes including rape Fairfax has denied both claims and call them a coordinated smear campaign if these accusations are determined to be true I don't think he's going to have any other option but to risk last week's political chaos surrounding Virginia's top to elected officials stretch down to the second in line to succeed north from Attorney General mark caring who admitted that he too had once dark and his face to imitate a black performer I don't know what %HESITATION the Attorney General was thinking %HESITATION what his perception was of of of race of of the use of blackface back then but I can tell you that I'm sure just like me %HESITATION he is wrong %HESITATION he has served for Genya well %HESITATION and he and I and just and all three of us have fought for equality and so again %HESITATION I regret that %HESITATION are turning Jen was in this position but this is a decision that he's going to need to make in a press conference north %HESITATION denied he was pictured in the races photo one is your book page it's it's not me but then admitted that he had worn black face on another occasion he made , its first public appearance on Saturday since that press conference to attend the funeral of a state trooper